Robert E.'s Story
Robert E. Herrick, 87, of Gloucester, passed away peacefully at Seacoast Nursing Home on Saturday, February 25, 2017, with loved ones by his side. He was husband to the late Barbara (Johnson) Herrick, his wife of 60 years.
Bob is survived by a sister, Margaret (Herrick) Kerr and her husband, Thomas of Cornville, Ariz.; his niece, Carolyn Leanos Bittel, wife of Steven Bittel of Gloucester; his nephew, William J. Leanos and his wife, Kathy Auld of Gloucester; nephews, David Kerr of Arizona and Stephen Kerr of California; niece, Judy Rodriguez of Washington;
great-nephews, Christopher Peterson of Peabody, Joal Leanos of Gloucester, Alexander Bittel of Gloucester, Jennifer and Jessica Rodrigues of Washington, and Jessie Kerr of Arizona. He is also survived by two great-great-nephews; two great-great-nieces; his dear friend, Madalene McComiskey and her family of Gloucester; including her son and Bob’s namesake, Robert E. McComiskey. He always loved, and enjoyed his times with his extended family including Bruce and Linda Johnson.
He was predeceased by a brother, William Herrick; a sister, Janet L. (Herrick) Leanos and her husband, John A. Leanos of Gloucester; and only days prior by loyal friend, Thomas Sarofeen.
Bob’s Graveside Service will be Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Beechbrook Cemetery, West Gloucester. For online condolences and register book, please visit www.pikenewhall.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Pike-Newhall Funeral Home, 61 Middle St., Gloucester.
Published on  April 20, 2017